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  • Facilities Planning Analyst II
    By
    Linda Frankson
    on
    July 19, 2022
    The Facility Planning Analyst II performs activities involving space/building analysis based on program needs, develops conceptual planning documents and conceptual cost estimates. and coordinates activities. Monitor inventory of furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) for the District. Salary Range: $67,207 - $96,799. Accepting applications until August 24, 2022.

    We would like to invite you to visit our careers site to complete your application.

    DIRECTIONS:
    1. Select the link to access our careers site.
    2. Sign In to access your account or if you are not an existing user select the New User link to create one.
    3. Review the job description and select the Apply button to begin your application.

    Click here to apply.

    If you are a current employee of our organization please use this link instead.

  • Sales Representative – Education Accounts Focus

    Large, Reputable Commercial Office Furniture Dealership

    South Bay, San Francisco, CA

    Develop new business relationships with primarily higher education clients using a solutions-based and consultative sales approach. Grow sales and market share through prospecting, referrals, networking and cold calling. Promote products and services to ensure client satisfaction from execution of sale through project completion. Understand and support company’s strategic goals and initiatives.

    You will be an expert in:

    •  Prospect, strategize and qualify new business opportunities through relationship building, cold & warm calling, networking and leveraging referrals
    •  Manage existing accounts to ensure client satisfaction and on-going business relationships.
    •  Understand key trends and important issues in the education market.  Apply this knowledge to the sales process
    •  Maintain close contact with key influencers within existing accounts as well as in the South Bay education community
    •  Maintain awareness of key education industry events and networking opportunities.  Actively participate in these activities on a regular basis to develop partnerships and promote products and service offerings
    •  Develop a deep knowledge of product and service offerings and apply that knowledge to the company Sales process
    •  Qualify need, budget and time constraints.  Provide outstanding service and value through collaborative problem-solving and timely response to client requests.
    •  Research product and services that appropriately address client’s needs, budget and timelines.  Interface with vendors to understand product offerings, negotiate discounting terms and insure product availability
    •  Partner with Creative Leadership to develop experiences and solutions that differentiate our company from competitors
    •  Work closely with internal Design team to strategically develop specific product and service solutions that satisfy the client while supporting the interest of the company
    •  Partner with a “franchise” team comprised of members of the Sales Support, Design, Project Management and Operations divisions to successfully manage projects from inception to completion. Manage project pipeline and work with internal teams to insure timely completion of deliverables
    •  Actively work to position and promote Company’s Construction, Furniture & Technology capabilities (CFT).  Partner with members of the Construction Solutions and Technology teams in CFT co-selling scenarios
    •  Understand client contracts and cooperative purchasing agreements that can be utilized to avoid competitively bidding projects.  Position and select appropriate agreements to meet client needs and also support the interest of the company.
    •  Attend company sales meetings and training sessions and participate in team meetings and events to promote team effectiveness and synergy
    •  Participate in the collection of client and sales data to contribute to the creation of an accurate historical record

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Industry experience required (furniture and education)
    • Established network within the Education community and a thorough knowledge of how to work within the established structure is preferred.

    You will be:

    • Must be assertive, flexible, able to delegate work and have a strong sense of urgency. 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as good computer and leadership skills are also necessary
    • Must be self-motivated and have strong interpersonal skills and ability to successfully present products and services
    • Knowledge of manufacturer’s product and application, proven sales ability and general understanding of business practices, pricing and discounting a plus
    • Interest in work specific to schools and colleges and their working and learning spaces is required
    • Requires a general understanding of business practices, structures and philosophies. 
    • Ability to determine pricing and discounting 
    • Ability to apply logical reasoning, creative problem solving and sound business judgment 
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment that includes a high degree of detail work
    • Will interface with clients, vendors and all internal departments, working with minimum supervision and/or direction

    Benefits:

    • Base salary, plus incentive
    • 15 days PTO
    • 9 paid holidays
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision
    • 401K plus employer match
    • Wellness Program with incentives

    CONTACT:
    Shauna Packer
    Senior Recruiter
    The McSweeney Group
    [email protected]
    www.mcsweeneygroup.com


  • Who We Want

    We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are committed to and will champion our Core Values, are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, problem solvers and who are comfortable in a community of continuous learning.

     

    As the 5504 Project Manager II, you will report to General Obligation Bond Program Manager, be a part of the Facilities Division and a district leader in managing discrete and complex projects within the $748 million November 2016 SFUSD General Obligation Bond (G.O. Bond), as well as a subsequent facilities bond, if approved by the voters. You will also manage new school construction projects, including Mission Bay Elementary School, that will require experience and aptitude for multi-disciplinary project planning and scoping, including real estate transactions, environmental review, land use planning, and design development. You will also work on outdoor learning and schoolyard greening projects as part of a developing program. You will deliver projects through a variety of project delivery mechanisms, including typical public sector design-bid-build, as well as design-build or other project delivery mechanisms, as applicable.

     

    We expect our 5504 Project Manager II will:

     

    Demonstrate a Leadership Mindset

    • Be proficient in technical aspects of architectural, civil, mechanical, electrical, structural and geotechnical engineering design and specifications, either by education or prior experience;
    • Manage with a high degree of autonomy and be able to expertly describe the financing, estimating and budgeting for complex capital projects in their workload, including planning and estimating, calculating overhead, design and construction costs;
    • Have working knowledge of various funding sources and restrictions; legal requirements for City projects; regulations and regulatory agencies and commissions affecting planning, zoning, design and construction; and construction management techniques and practices.

     

    Manage to Results

    • Assemble design packages from pre development through final bid;
    • Manage full capital project delivery life cycle, including design, bid, construction, and closeout.
    • Have experience in public project contracting, including typical public works contracting and design-bid-build project delivery;
    • Schedule and budget complex capital projects; develop and enforce work statements; monitor, review and revise job orders, schedules and budgets;
    • Monitor and track project progress and expenditures and implement cost controls; use computer based project management systems;
    • Use software programs including GSuite and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

     

    Who We Want - Continued

    Manage Teams

    • Manage interdisciplinary project design teams to implement complex and multi-faceted SFUSD G.O. Bond facilities projects within a budget range of $20 to $75 million;
    • Work effectively in a team environment; understand and communicate to others the larger context in which the project is being completed;

     

    Manage Relationships

    • Negotiate and resolve contract disputes; maintain client contractor relationships
    • Make effective presentations to clients and the community; and communicate effectively with the public, community groups, the media, other City departments, agencies, and private contractors;

    Desired Qualifications

    Demonstrated knowledge of:

    • Requirements for primary and secondary education capital facility projects, institutional projects, or other local public sector capital facilities projects;
    • The tenets of real property acquisition, land use planning and entitlement, environmental review, and predevelopment processes associated with complex urban development;
    • Design-build and other alternate project delivery methods;
    • General Obligation Bond funding and restrictions;
    • Regulations and regulatory agencies and commissions affecting planning, zoning, design and construction, including the Division of the State Architect (DSA) and California Department of Education (CDE);

     

    Demonstrated ability to:

    • Act with integrity and candor with stakeholders, and to commit to equity in project approach and implementation;
    • Communicate effectively, in writing, verbally, and appreciate to the situational context to individuals, small groups and a variety of audiences (e.g., staff meetings, executive briefings, public board meetings, memos);
    • Understand the limits of their own experience and/or personality, including appropriately escalating urgent and/or politically sensitive items when needed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. / B.S) from an accredited college or university; advanced degree preferred
    • Four (4) years of professional-level experience in a large, urban school district, or human resources department, or other educational setting
    • Strategic leadership and management experience; in a K-12 public educational setting preferred

     

    Any combination of education, training and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain this would be:

    Project Manager I
    Engineering/Architectural Project Manager I. 
    Bachelor's Degree in architecture, engineering, planning, or landscape architecture; plus four years of responsible architectural, engineering or construction management experience, OR
    A Bachelor's Degree in another field plus six years of responsible experience in a field directly related to the project, OR
    Eight years of architectural, engineering, or construction management experience in a field directly related to the project, OR
    California registration as professional engineer or architect.

    Information Technology Project Manager I.  
    A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related field and two years of experience implementing and managing integrated information systems projects, OR
    Six years of experience implementing and managing integrated information systems projects. 

    Project Manager II
    Engineering/Architectural Project Manager II. 
    Same as Engineering/Architectural Project Manager I plus two additional years of project coordination experience.

    Information Technology Project Manager II.  
    Same as Information Technology Project Manager I plus two additional years of experience implementing and managing integrated information systems projects. 

    Project Manager III and IV
    Engineering and/or Architectural Project Manager III/IV. 
    Same as Engineering/Architectural Project Manager II plus two additional years of project coordination experience for major architectural, engineering or construction projects.

    Professional training in project management is desirable and may be a requirement in some departments.

     

    What We Offer

    SFUSD offers a competitive salary of $120,095.62 - $163,453.92 commensurate with experience in a similar position. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including dental and vision plans, a defined benefit pension plan, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account options and vacation time. We also offer an inclusive and equity-centered environment where we encourage staff to bring their whole selves to work.

    How to Apply

    • Visit www.careers.sfusd.edu and create a new account to begin your application.  
    • You will be prompted to electronically attach a letter of interest, resume, list of professional references and any applicable credentials or licenses   
    • Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward in the process

     

    Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information target="_blank" style="border: 1px solid transparent; color: #127bb0 !important;">http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements.


  • School Facilities Research Specialist
    By
    Jillian Storms
    on
    June 3, 2022
    The Office of School Facilities at the Maryland State Department of Education is seeking a School Facilities Research Specialist in a consultant position to research current best practices and update or create new content for K-12 school facility design guidelines for publication. FILING DEADLINE FOR THE POSITION: 6/17/2022  https://www.jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=22&R2=006096&R3=0014

  • Equitable community-focused architecture is characterized by a design’s ability to capture and reflect diverse voices and experiences, especially those of communities most impacted by inequity. BRIC Architecture is seeking an Engagement and Facilitation team member to lead discussions that foreground the voices of historically underserved communities in an intentionally designed process to learn from all stakeholders and leverage diverse lived experiences to help shape engagement strategies and design implications.

     Engagement and facilitation team members will be responsible for developing customized outreach and engagement plans utilizing trusted methodologies to create a space that allows for maximum engagement and participation in strategic equity work; plan, organize, and facilitate meetings of various group sizes; guide diverse groups through an extended, multi-session process culminating in a shared set of equity-based themes; serve as a point-of-contact for public school district administrators and as an active member of cross-disciplinary internal project teams.

     Qualified candidates will demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, well-developed organizational skills, and a commitment to racial, cultural and social justice guided by inclusive outreach and authentic engagement. Candidates shall also be bilingual, fluent in both Spanish and English, with the ability to facilitate in both languages and have experience working in multicultural settings.

    Additionally, ideal applicants will possess a working knowledge of current educational trends and research and be fluent in Microsoft Office Apps and collaboration platforms like Miro, Zoom, and Microsoft Teams.

    Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] BRIC is open to discussing ways to remove barriers or burdens related to relocation to Portland.

     About Our Firm:
    BRIC is a community-focused architecture firm that works alongside students, educators, and local stakeholders to engage in authentic, value-driven conversations. Building Relationships and Inspiring Communities are more than the words of our firm name, they are central to how we approach every project. Our work is inherently collaborative; we champion processes that encourage diverse voices – especially those of the historically underserved – to come to the table, share their thoughts, and co-create comprehensive design solutions. This approach to educational planning, design, and community engagement reflects our commitment to dismantling biases that pervade the architecture industry. We partner with our clients to examine long-standing assumptions, reimagine existing buildings, and plan for innovative new facilities that inspire a more humane and just world. Together, we’re designing safe, equitable, and sustainable environments that empower learners to change the world.

    BRIC Architecture, Inc. is one of Oregon’s largest majority-woman owned architecture firm.


  • Seattle Public Schools (SPS) invites applications for the position of Senior Project Manager, Capital Projects

    Salary: $107,993.60 - $145,870.40 Annually
    Opening Date: 4/25/22
    Closing Date: 5/13/22
    Expected Start Date: 6/1/22

    Overview: Acts as the authorized agent for the Seattle School District in the management and execution of the design, bid, and construction of simultaneous renovation and new Capital construction projects included in the capital levy program. Ensures construction projects are completed on time, within established budgets, and within the quality standards established by the District. 

    Essential Functions:
    10% 
    - Evaluates, develops, and manages the scope of work required for assigned projects in the Capital Levy program, including educational specifications, architectural programs, school relocations, equipment and furniture purchases, and community resources, using input from District departments and the Director of Capital.

    10%
    Negotiates with construction management firms, architects, consultants, and building contractors as the authorized agent.
    Manages project contracts.
    Ensures compliance with applicable federal, state, city, and District regulations.

    10%
    Assures that projects are completed on time and within budget.
    Monitors project budgets.

    Develops and audits cost and quality control measures for each project by monitoring and coordinating data from architects and project managers.
    Develops, coordinates, and manages the change order process for the design and construction of projects through an automated tracking system.

    10%
    Evaluates, analyzes, and modifies the work performed by construction management firms, including the project scope, budget, schedule and quality of the performance of the work. 
    Makes site visits and oversees activities performed at project sites, as needed.
    Evaluates and recommends for hire or dismissal managers and employees by construction management firm.

    30%
    Manages and oversees District staff assigned to Capital projects, including supervising and evaluating professional and support staff.
    Develops schedules and priorities for staff.
    Assigns, monitors and evaluates work performance.
    Consults with subordinates>issues.


    10%
    Coordinates review of project educational requirements with District leadership, including principals, Education Directors, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Academic Officer.
    Manages the School Design Advisory Team (SDAT) process for each Capital project. 
    Ensures conformance with educational specifications and project-specific requirements for each site.
    Reviews Capital project designs with District staff, as appropriate, including staff in Teaching and Learning, Nutrition Services, Facilities Operations and Environmental Services.

    4%
    Coordinates the process for and collaborates in the prequalification and selection of design architects as well as other professional services required for each construction project.

    4%
    In consultation with the Chief Operating Officer and Director approves the schematic design, design development, and construction documents for projects to ensure that they are in compliance with established budgets and timelines.

    4%
    As requested, by the Director, presents conceptual and schematic design for Capital projects to the School Board.
    Coordinates participation of construction management staff, project architects, and school principal and staff in Board presentations.
    In conjunction with Director, writes major reports and delivers briefings to the School Board, the BEX/BTA Oversight Committee and the Superintendent on projects.
    Provides support to the Director for Board projects and reports.

    8%
    Provides data and coordinates with District's Contracting Services Manager on the bid process for construction projects.
    Provides data and coordinates with District's Legal staff on the legal defense of projects, including Master Use Permit appeals, environmental appeals, and landmarks process. 
    Provides testimony as required.

    Typical Qualifications:
    Education/Experience
    Eight to ten (8-10) years of experience in Project management techniques, business administration, construction site and safety codes and standards, cultural knowledge of school system, schedules and cost control, plus two years of demonstrated supervisory/management responsibility. An additional six (6) years of construction management work experience which has included management of multiple- projects for large public institutions, i.e., schools, hospitals, prisons is preferred; Master's degree in construction management or related field may be allowed to substitute for two (2) years of the required work experience; Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or Project Management or a closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred.


    For additional details and how to apply please see the complete job posting>Senior Project Manager Capital. 



  • Project Architect
    By
    Mr. Dennis L. Erwood
    on
    April 25, 2022
    We are growing our team, and are looking for Project Architects who have a passion for design and an unwavering commitment to technical excellence.

    What we’re looking for:
    • Creative drive for lasting positive impact in our communities, neighborhoods, and region
    • Technically sound designers who value the details that go into well designed spaces
    • Organization and follow-through to carry concurrent projects from start to finish
    • Leaders and Collaborators, who know how to support people’s strengths to build successful teams
    • Good listeners who connect with clients to deliver beyond expectations
    • 5+ years of experience
    • Professional degree in Architecture
    • Registered Architect
    • REVIT proficiency
    • Experience with the entire design process; from project initiation through project close-out
    • Working knowledge of building codes, materials & methods,  jurisdictional review processes & technical specifications
    We have:
    • Competitive salary and benefits package (medical, dental & vision insurance; Paid Time Off, Holidays, 401(k) matching)
    • Support and guidance for career growth
    • Collaborative team environment

    Our clients inspire our work, and our work connects us to the communities we serve. Our diverse portfolio includes learning spaces, livable communities, and sustainable public facility solutions that foster a balance between our built and natural environments. Our firm strives to create spaces that are insightful and forward looking; designs that are responsive and responsible.

    Come be a part of the excitement.
    To apply please submit a cover letter, current resume, and portfolio examples to [email protected]. (Limit 5mb)

    This is an in-office position in downtown Seattle. Studio Meng Strazzara is an equal opportunity employer, and participates in the E-Verify program for employment eligibility verification.

  • PRIMARY PURPOSE:
    Serve as the District representative in planning and developing facilities and new construction; and budgeting and scheduling for new construction, renovation and major repairs on existing facilities. Ensure compliance with all planning and zoning requirements.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Education/Certification:
    Bachelor's Degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or related field preferred.
    Special Knowledge/Skills:
    Knowledge of project planning and construction principles
    Knowledge of mechanical and electrical design and installation
    Knowledge of health and safety regulations
    Knowledge of building codes, zoning ordinances, and the inspection certification process
    Ability to read blueprints and schematics
    Ability to conduct on-site inspections of all district facilities
    Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
    Such additions and alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Trustees may find appropriate and acceptable
    Experience:
    10 years construction project management, architectural, or engineering experience.
    5 years public school building experience preferred.
    SUPERVISES:
    Facility planning staff.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    Mental Demands/ Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms using a keyboard and video display terminal. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and climb stairs. The employee must maintain emotional control under stress, and occasionally work prolonged and/or irregular hours. Frequent district-wide travel is also required. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50+ pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Work outside and inside, work around machinery with moving parts; work around moving objects or vehicles; exposure to dampness and humidity; exposure to slippery and uneven surfaces. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate, but occasionally will be excessive.

    Essential Functions:
    1. Coordinate and oversee construction projects for the district.
    2. Serve as liaison to architects, engineers, and consultants to develop, review, and finalize project plans, drawings, schematics, and specifications.
    3. Consult with city, county, state, and federal officials to ensure conformity with codes and ordinances regulating district construction projects.
    4. Participate in the prequalification or approval process for architects, engineers, and contractors.
    5. Conduct on-site inspection of construction projects to ensure conformance with construction documents, programs, and needs.
    6. Inspect existing facilities and make recommendations for improvements as needed.
    7. Establish and recommend priorities for repair projects.
    8. Develop and maintain construction progress schedules.
    9. Coordinate and conduct project development and construction progress meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
    10. Expedite documentation and completion of punch-list items.
    11. Coordinate transition of building operation from general contractor to district upon acceptance of a facility.
    12. Supervise warranty correction work.
    13. Complete periodic reports of construction project progress and make presentations to the board.
    14. Coordinate the storage and handling of construction documents.
    15. Record and report all warranty times and make final warranty check prior to end of warranty periods.
    16. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
    17. Review estimated cost of construction and repair projects, including labor, materials, and other related costs.
    18. Assist with the preparation of bidding documents, including notice and instructions to bidders, drawings, and specifications.
    19. Assist with the evaluation of formal bids and make recommendations for the awarding of contracts for school board approval.
    20. Ensure that programs are cost-effective and funds are managed wisely.
    21. Compile budget and cost estimates based on documented needs.
    22. Maintain safety standards in conformance with federal, state, and insurance regulations.

    The above statements are intended to describe major job functions of this position and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. The Superintendent or designee may assign additional duties when deemed appropriate.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in the job description are representative of the knowledge, skills, ability, and physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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  • Project Architect/Project Manager
    By
    Jasmine Proudfoot
    on
    March 24, 2022

    DLR Group is an integrated design firm that aspires to be the most creative enterprise on the planet. Our brand promise is to elevate the human experience through design. If that challenge is appealing, you're at the right place.

    DLR Group has an opening for a Project Architect/Project Manager for the K-12 Education practice.

    Location: Denver or Colorado Springs, CO

    Position Summary:
    Denver is one of the fastest-growing big cities, and so are our K-12 and Higher Education teams! As a Senior Project Architect at DLR Group, you will be a part of a team that focuses on creating impactful educational spaces that foster student engagement! One of our goals is that our work results in enhancing student outcomes.

    As a Project Architect/Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of project document development and team coordination. You will partner directly with the Project Manager to ensure the financial health of the project, the quality of project documents, claim prevention, team collaboration and communication. Additionally, you will lead the cross-functional design disciplines in developing technical solutions.

    You would join an innovative team leading the industry in research-based design. At DLR Group, our integrated design teams create buildings that elevate the human experience through design!

    The successful candidate will

    • Have a comprehensive understanding of, and the ability to coordinate and lead, the design disciplines to support great design.
    • Have knowledge of all aspects of professional practice from schematic design through project close-out.
    • Be able to work and present ideas in a team environment as well as self-manage and self-motivate in a creative environment.
    • Possess a high level of technical proficiency in the production of drawings.
    • Work directly with Project Managers and Designers in the conceptual development of project documents.
    • Be a leader of the in-house team, coordinating with engineers, interior designers, the PM and consultants.
    • Robust understanding of practice standards and interconnectivity of the design + bidding documents
    • Demonstrated educational portfolio of K-12 and/or higher education
    • Ability to work with a team and demonstrate both technical and design aptitude in the development of the design.
    • Ability to understand building and planning codes.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Licensed Architect.
    • 10+ years of experience as a Project Architect.
    • 3-5 years of experience on K-12 or Higher Education projects.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or related field.
    • Proficient in the use of REVIT and CAD computer modeling and Sketchup software.
    • The ability to travel occasionally to support project tasks.

    Preferred Qualifications: Licensed Architect in Colorado

    Our comprehensive Benefits at DLR Group include: medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, employee stock ownership, bonus opportunities.

    Compensation considerations are based on location, experience, and skills the potential pay range for this role is $95,000- $120,000.

    DLR Group is an integrated design firm delivering architecture, engineering, interiors, planning, and building optimization for new construction, renovation, and adaptive reuse. Our promise is to elevate the human experience through design. This promise inspires sustainable design for a diverse group of public and private sector clients; local communities; and our planet. DLR Group is 100 percent employee-owned and fully supports the initiatives and goals of the 2030 Challenge and is an initial signatory to the China Accord and the AIA 2030 Commitment.

    Visit dlrgroup.com and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and at LinkedIn.

    We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.


  • Project Architect, Multiple Locations: Colorado & Arizona
    By
    Jasmine Proudfoot
    on
    March 24, 2022

    DLR Group is an integrated design firm that aspires to be the most creative enterprise on the planet. Our brand promise is to elevate the human experience through design. If that challenge is appealing, you're at the right place.

    The Architecture team has an opening for a Project Architect for the K-12 Education practice. 

    Multiple Locations: 
    Denver, CO 
    Colorado Springs, CO 
    Phoenix, AZ 
    Tucson, AZ

    Position Summary

    As an Architect at DLR Group you will be responsible for managing all aspects of project document development and coordinating with all project team members to maintain the quality of the work product within the established project schedule for large and small complex K-12 projects. As part of our integrated design teams you create buildings that elevate the human experience through design. You will partner directly with the Project Manager to ensure the financial health of the project, the quality of project documents, claim prevention, team collaboration and communication. Additionally, you will lead the cross-functional design disciplines in developing technical solutions.

    The successful candidate will

    • Have a comprehensive understanding of, and the ability to coordinate and lead, the design disciplines in developing technical solutions.
    • Have knowledge of all aspects of professional practice from schematic design through project close-out.
    • Be able to work and present ideas in a team environment as well as self-manage and self-motivate in a creative environment.
    • Possess a high level of technical proficiency in the production of drawings.
    • Work directly with Project Managers and Designers in the conceptual development of project documents.
    • Grow as a leader of the in-house team, coordinating with engineers, interior designers, the PM and consultants
    • Demonstrated educational portfolio of K-12 and/or higher education

    Required Qualifications

    • Based in Denver, CO.
    • 5-10 years of experience as a Project Architect working on K-12 or higher education projects.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or related field.
    • Proficient in the use of REVIT and CAD computer modeling and rendering software.
    • The ability to travel occasionally to support project tasks.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Licensed in Colorado. 
    • Licensed Architect preferred

    Our comprehensive Benefits at DLR Group include: medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, employee stock ownership, bonus opportunities.

    Compensation considerations are based on location, experience, and skills the potential pay range for this role is $75,000-105,000 annually. 

    DLR Group is an integrated design firm delivering architecture, engineering, interiors, planning, and building optimization for new construction, renovation, and adaptive reuse. Our promise is to elevate the human experience through design. This promise inspires sustainable design for a diverse group of public and private sector clients; local communities; and our planet. DLR Group is 100 percent employee-owned and fully supports the initiatives and goals of the 2030 Challenge and is an initial signatory to the China Accord and the AIA 2030 Commitment.

    Visit dlrgroup.com and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and at LinkedIn.

    We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.


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